Professor of Legal Writing
"Chase students excel. As a legal writing and trial advocacy professor at Chase, I get to work closely with my students, so I know they have what it takes. Chase students become accomplished lawyers, judges, and community leaders. I am proud to watch my students' many successes and be a part of Chase's long tradition of training leaders."
Professor Jolly-Ryan teaches Basic Legal Skills, and Trial Advocacy. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Kentucky University and her Juris Doctor from the Chase College of Law.
Professor Jolly-Ryan joined academia after private practice and a judicial clerkship with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Western Division. She is a member of the Ohio, Kentucky, and Northern Kentucky Bar Associations.
Professor Jolly-Ryan is a former commissioner for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. She has published a number of articles about discrimination law and legal writing.
- BA, Northern Kentucky University
- JD, Chase College of Law
- Advanced Appellate Advocacy
- Basic Legal Skills - Writing
- Introduction to Legal Studies
- The Practice: Appellate and Trial Advocacy
Disabilities to Exceptional Abilities: Law Students with Disabilities, Nontraditional Learners, and the Law Teacher as a Learner, 6 U. Nev. L.J. 116 (2005)
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